October

Featured resources for October

Mission Month

Mission Month

In the Catholic Church, October has long been associated with mission. The month starts with the feast of St Thérèse of Lisieux and draws to a close with World Mission Sunday – a special day of prayer and global solidarity celebrated in all Catholic parishes around the world. Pope Francis has taken many steps to encourage…

Feast of St John Henry Newman

Feast of St John Henry Newman

Feast day, 9 October: John Henry Newman was an English cardinal and theologian in the 19th century. He was renowned as a gentle, wise and courageous priest who showed great pastoral care for those living in poverty. This assembly focuses on Saint John Henry Newman, who fulfilled his mission to love God and serve others…

Our Lady and the Rosary

Our Lady and the Rosary

In the Catholic Church, May and October are months traditionally dedicated to Our Lady and the Rosary. Mary, the mother of God, was a loving mother and a model for missionaries. The Rosary is a form of prayer that helps us to reflect on the life of Mary and Jesus. We’ve created a series of…

All Saints Day

All Saints Day

Feast day, 1 November: All Saints’ Day is a special feast day when we honour all the saints in heaven; including those holy people not officially canonised by the Church. This assembly focuses on five saints from around the world: St Josephine Bakhita, St Oscar Romero, St Peter Yu Tae-Chol, St Mary McKillop, St Thérèse…